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Evolution of the First Amendment in schools

Evolution of the First Amendment in schools

Madison Riter-Bowman, 11

October 12, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

In today’s society there is a lot of debate about what being politically correct is and what it does to us. There isn’t exactly one set, correct definition of the word.  Some people believe it is being respectful to those who are different than us or may have different beliefs or opinions than us....

Hazardous Homecoming: Rivalry writes new chapter

Hazardous Homecoming: Rivalry writes new chapter

Devin Duncan, 12 and Janessa Waltemath, 12

October 12, 2017


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“There is a fine line between friendly banter between competitors, but when you steal or vandalize property, that is when you have taken it too far,” said Assistant Principal, Matthew Carroll. Friday, September 15, was the homecoming game against the Augusta Orioles. For the whole homecoming week there h...

Individual teachers and their cell phone policies

Individual teachers and their cell phone policies

Destiny Berryman and Emily Erwin

August 31, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Every teacher is different, and has different classroom rules.  Therefore do not take advantage of this article.  Respect the teacher's decisions, and their classroom rules.   Circle High School Student Handbook On page 20 of the Circle High School Student Handbook, it states. “The use of electroni...

This Just-in: Ralph joins CHS staff

This Just-in: Ralph joins CHS staff

Kara Ragan, 12

August 31, 2017


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The 2017- 18 school year starts a new journey for freshman and the last year seniors will walk the halls. Additionally, Circle lost many teachers and gained new staff. Specifically, Amanda Porter, Drama Instructor, left Circle and pursued a new teaching job, leaving a space for Justin Ralph to move ...

Circle cleans house at Jester Awards

Elaina Ceccini, 9

May 16, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life, Top Story

The Little Mermaid performed by Circle High School was nominated out of 128 high schools to perform parts of the musical at the Jester Awards. Only 39 high schools were invited, including Circle, performed for the Jester Awards. Circle was nominated for 8 different awards and won four. The awards were B...

Science teacher Craig says farewell to CHS

Science teacher Craig says farewell to CHS

Noel Hawkins, Sarah Briley

May 12, 2017


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Merle Craig, a science teacher at Circle High School, is retiring after 21 years of teaching. After getting bit by mosquitoes in Haiti, Craig caught Chikungunya fever it has morphed into several complicated health issues. “I need to get some rest and get healthy,” says Craig. Chikungunya fever is...

Football players weigh in on new coach

Football players weigh in on new coach

Claudia Chaparro, 11, and Dylan Brown, 12

April 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

A fresh start for the football team after three years of the same coach. Many have their opinions about the new head coach Logan Clothier and what he will bring to the football to team and the improvements he will make. Some don't like change but a fresh start can be good. Senior players who are movi...

Circle highlights from March and April

Circle highlights from March and April

April 6, 2017


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Photos that captured the most recent weeks of student activities at Circle High. Take a look and see what your classmates have been up to!

Prom date problems; rumors run rampant on prom date forms

Prom date problems; rumors run rampant on prom date forms

Madison Riter-Bowman, 10, and Nataliah Stochl, 10

April 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Over the past few months there has been a lot of controversy surrounding prom dates, specifically whether there is a form designed around bringing someone of the same gender or not.  A lot of students upset when they heard about this supposed “same gender” form, along with a lot of staff were frustr...

ACT tips, tricks, and helpful hints

ACT tips, tricks, and helpful hints

Hayley Koontz, 11

April 6, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Story

  When some students hear the acronym ACT, their palms start to sweat, their blood pressure rises, and their faces drain of all color. The prospect of sitting in a quiet room for three hours and answering seemingly endless math, science, reading, and English questions can seem daunting. However, str...

Prom-Posals: The proper way to ask you special someone

Prom-Posals: The proper way to ask you special someone

Kara Ragan, 11, and Kaelin Tabor,10

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

When Prom rolls around each year, juniors and seniors must ask themselves the question, 'How will I propose to my special someone this year?' Some prom-posals are popular, but cliche. When you prom-pose you need to have some kind of material item whether it is a poster or candy. Social media is a gol...

Circle names new football coach

Circle names new football coach

March 14, 2017


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Circle High School will begin a new chapter in its football history, as Logan Clothier has accepted the position of head football coach for the Thunderbirds. Clothier was officially hired at Monday night’s USD 375 Board of Education meeting. Clothier, a 2016 graduate of Emporia State University,...

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